Yuhua Li, PhD


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Yuhua Li

About Yuhua Li

Yuhua Li, PhD earned a bachelor's degree in physical education from Shanghai University of Sport in China, a master's degree in exercise and sport science from Penn State University, and her doctorate in kinesiology with a concentration in motor learning from Texas A&M University. She is a professor and the director of Motor Behavior Lab in the College of Health Sciences at the University of Memphis. Her research area is motor skill performance and learning, including practice-related variables influencing motor skill acquisition, as well as exercise intervention to improve motor functions in different age populations. 


PhD Kinesiology - Texas A&M University - 1994
MS Exercise and Sport Sciences - The Pennsylvania State University - 1990
MS Physical Education - Shanghai Normal University - 1981
BS Physical Education - Shanghai Institute of Physical Education, Shanghai, China - 1978